MGM National Harbor Appoints Max Fisher as Chief Financial Officer
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (July 12, 2016) – MGM National Harbor, the world-class casino resort in Prince George’s County, Md., is pleased to announce the appointment of Max Fisher as vice president and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Fisher is responsible for providing broad oversight and strategic direction for all aspects of the property’s financial activities, including casino finance, procurement, project management, information technology, and financial planning. As a strategic business partner to the property’s General Manager, he will contribute in all aspects of the business leadership of the property.
“Max has an extensive financial background in the casino industry, having started his career here with the MGM Resorts family as an auditor at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas,” said Bill Boasberg, MGM National Harbor General Manager. “With his proven track record of success working with leading gaming companies throughout his career, we are confident Max will help us achieve our financial and business goals.”
“It’s an honor to have the opportunity to be at the forefront of a development like MGM National Harbor,” said Max Fisher. “I’m extremely passionate about this industry and the ideals and values of this company. I’m proud to be a part of this first-of-its-kind entertainment destination for the region.”
Fisher is an experienced industry professional, having held numerous senior-level positions throughout his distinguished 17-year career. He most recently served as corporate vice president of finance and vice president of financial operations and shared services at Caesars Entertainment Corporation in Las Vegas.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Fisher earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Robert Morris University, and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at University of Nevada, Reno.
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About MGM National Harbor
The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) portfolio, MGM National Harbor has an unrivaled setting offering stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion LEED® Gold Certified resort, which opened December 8, 2016, sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington's Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort features premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. For more information and reservations, visit mgmnationalharbor.com
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company is in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. MGM Resorts controls, and holds a 73 percent economic interest in the operating partnership of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP), a premier triple-net lease real estate investment trust engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts. The Company also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited (HK: 2282), which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM Resorts is named among FORTUNE® Magazine's 2016 list of World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com